Dulio Gesualdo is an Angel under the Archangel Michael, acting as his Joker. He was formerly known as the strongest exorcist and possesses one of the thirteen Longinus and the second strongest, Zenith Tempest and is the leader of the anti-terrorist group known as DxD. He was a war orphan, owing to his parents dying in a civil war, resulting in him taken under the care the Church. During that period, he awakened his Sacred Gear, and due to him possessing a Longinus, his life changed and he was taken to one of the Church's institutions to undergo training. He later became renowned as the strongest exorcist, and becomes reincarnated as an Angel under Michael.
Powers and Stats
Tier: At least 7-B, likely higher | At least 7-A
Name: Dulio Gesualdo, The Strongest Exorcist, Joker, The Trump Card of Heaven
Origin: High School DXD
Classification: Reincarnated Angel, Former Human, Sacred Gear Wielder, Leader of DxD
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Longevity, Flight, Light Manipulation, Air Manipulation, Fire Manipulation, Water Manipulation, Earth Manipulation, Ice Manipulation, Thunder Manipulation, Lightning Manipulation, Elemental Manipulation, Weather Manipulation, Teleportation, Mind Manipulation, Forcefield Creation
Attack Potency: At least City level, likely higher (Completely defeated Vritra Promotion Saji in a one-sided battle. Fought against Issei and Vali in training) | At least Mountain level (Fought against Crom Cruach, who held off Balance Breaker Vali and Cardinal Crimson Issei simultaneously)
Speed: At least Massively Hypersonic (Issei couldn't land a single hit on him in their sparring session) with Massively Hypersonic+ attack speed (Can utilize real lightning from thunder clouds) | At least Massively Hypersonic with Massively Hypersonic+ attack speed
Lifting Strength: Superhuman (Isn't good in hand-to-hand combat, but is still far stronger than normal humans due to his status as a Reincarnated Angel)
Striking Strength: Unknown
Durability: At least City level, likely higher (Easily fended off attacks from Issei and Vali) | At least Mountain level (Is considered to be a prime candidate for promotion to a Seraph, putting him in the same league as Archangel Michael, who can match Satan-class opponents in combat)
Stamina: Very high, fought against Issei and Vali simultaneously without breaking a sweat and easily wiped out a group of Grim Reapers with a large scale devastation attack with no signs of fatigue.
Range: At least several hundreds of kilometers
Standard Equipment: His Sacred Gear
Intelligence: An extremely experienced and talented exorcist who had been trained at an early age and is considered the Church's strongest exorcist. In addition, he easily handled both Issei and Vali simultaneously, both of whom are known for their abilities of improvisation. However, he can appear ditzy and can lack focus at times, though it's uncertain how much of this is part of his actual personality and how much of this is an act.
Weaknesses: Can't hold his own in hand-to-hand combat
Zenith Tempest: Dulio's Sacred Gear. It gives him the ability to manipulate and control the weather, and take control of the elements that exist in nature, such as fire, water, wind, ice, earth and lightning. He can also create thunder clouds even in places where the sky isn't visible, flashing down genuine thunder and lightning on his foes. He can manipulate the wind to prevent his foes from reaching his position, create a vast amount of ice spears and icicles from underneath his opponents, hurl fireballs at them, and generate immense tornadoes to carry out large scale attacks, among others. He is also capable of changing a country's weather and climate as he wishes.
- Speranza Bolla di Sapone: Dulio creates bubbles that glow with the colours of the rainbow. The bubbles are able to remind those that make contact with them about their most precious memories and people, making them lose their will to fight. It stimulates the most intense memories of the targets, causing them to remember the things they cherish the most.
Flagello di Colori del Accobaleno, Speranca di Briscola: Dulio's Balance Breaker. It produces hundreds of bubbles that perform the opposite function of Speranza Bolla di Sapone, inflicting a variety of divine punishment on his foes. The bubbles trap the opponent, and a variety of natural phenomenon is inflicted upon them, in the form of intensely swirling flames, freezing cold air, violent hurricanes and lightning.
Flight: Being an Angel, Dulio can use his wings to fly.
Key: Base | Balance Breaker